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Fix LAUTECH or resign, ASUU tells Oyo, Osun govs – Punch...

Alexander Okere, Benin The Academic Staff Union of Universities, Benin Zone, has called for the resignation of the Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, and...

NEC begins moves to decentralise police operations – Punch Newspapers

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The National Economic Council presided over by the acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), on Thursday commenced the process that could...

We were not elected to only pay salaries, governors declare –...

Resign if you can’t pay, workers tell govs Olusola Fabiyi and Eniola Akinkuotu Governors under the auspices of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, have said that...

My husband introduced his live-in concubine to me as his aunt...

An Oke-Ogbere Customary Court in Ibadan on Thursday dissolved a three- year marriage between one Temilade Oyeyemi and her husband, Ayo Oyeyemi, over...

Buratai, 49 senior officers take language test – Punch Newspapers

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, and 49 senior officers on Wednesday at the Army Headquarters, Abuja took a language...

87-year-old Ogoni lawyer dies barely one year after new marriage –...

An 87-year-old lawyer and former lawmaker from Ogoniland, Senator Cyrus Nunieh, has died. Pa Nunieh died barely one year after his society marriage to a...

US embassy suspends consular services in Abuja – Punch Newspapers

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The United States Embassy has suspended consular services and appointments in Abuja till further notice. It explained that appointments for visa and...

Oyetola urges Osun residents to collect PVCs – Punch Newspapers

Femi Makinde, Osogbo The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Osun State, Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, has called on residents of the...

NOA boss identifies measures for good governance – Punch Newspapers

Gibson Achonu, Owerri The Director General of the National Orientation Agency, Dr. Garba Abari, has warned that the quest for good governance might continue...

Don’t borrow money for celebration of Eid-el Kabir –MURIC boss –...

Director, Muslim Rights Concern, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, has urged Muslims in the country to spend within their income rather than borrowing money to...

Errant corps members will be prosecuted, says NYSC – Punch Newspapers

Femi Makinde, Osogbo The Coordinator, National Youths Service Corps in Osun State, Mr Emmanuel Attah, has warned corps members who will be deployed for...

‘Declare if you want to liquidate LAUTECH’ – Punch Newspapers

Femi Makinde, Osogbo The Academic Staff Union of Universities has called on Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State and his Osun State counterpart, Govenor...

We didn’t find N21bn, weapons in Daura’s house – DSS –...

Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja The Department of State Services has denied the rumour making the round that a huge sum of money and weapons were...

No money, weapon found in Daura’s house, says DSS – Punch...

Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja The Department of State Services has denied the rumours making the round that a huge sum of money and weapons were...

Council commends resilience of Nigerian youths – Punch Newspapers

The National Youth Council of Nigeria, an umbrella body of all youth organisations in Nigeria, has commended the resilience of Nigerian youths on...

Suspected thief dies while escaping arrest – Punch Newspapers

Deji Lambo  A suspected thief, Daniel Ekwerekwu, has died while allegedly escaping from where he had gone to steal in the Maryland area of...

Cops nab ex-convict, accomplice for stealing truck – Punch Newspapers

Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta Ogun State Police Command says it has arrested an ex- convict, Yisa Nwachukwu, in Ota, in the Ado Odo/Ota Local...

Lawyer asks INEC chairman to obey court orders – Punch Newspapers

Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja A Lawyer and human rights activist, Mr. Ugochukwu Osuagwu, has called on the Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood...

Two die, four injured in Ogun multiple accidents – Punch Newspapers

The Federal Road Safety Corps, Sango-Ota Unit, on Saturday, said two persons died while four others sustained various degrees of injuries in a...

Gunmen kill nine in Benue – Punch Newspapers

John Charles, Makurdi No fewer than nine persons lost their lives on Friday when suspected gunmen in the early hours of the day attacked...

Thai police crack down on Nigerians in alleged crime-prevention – Punch...

Thailand Tourist Police have revealed they plan to visit 1,400 Nigerians living in the country next week, to make sure that they are...

NCAA licenses new indigenous aircraft maintenance company – Punch Newspapers

Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has given approval for a new indigenous aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul company, 7 Star Global Hangar,...

Boko Haram insurgents attack military base in Borno, kill 17 –...

On Wednesday evening, heavily armed jihadists riding in trucks stormed and looted weapons and vehicles from a military base in Garunda village in...

Next president of Nigeria is a youth whose name begins with...

In a trending video, South Africa-based Nigerian prophet, Pastor Samuel Akinbodunse, has predicted who the next president of Nigeria will be. Akinbodunse in the...

Man flogs, inflicts injury on woman for fighting with wife –...

A 39-year-old man, Kazeem Salami, was on Thursday arraigned in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for causing a breach of the peace and assault...

Friend kills Lagos driver to date girlfriend – Punch Newspapers

Samson Folarin  A 28-year-old bus driver, Abraham Umar, has been killed by suspected cult members at Cele bus stop, in the Ijanikin area of...

Bayelsa gets new CP – Punch Newspapers

Simon Utebor, Yenagoa After nearly one month of confusion and uncertainty in Bayelsa State, Mr. Austin Iwar has been posted to the state Police...

Blockade of National Assembly a breach of Constitution, says Olu Falae...

The National Chairman of the Social Democratic Party, Olu Falae, has condemned Tuesday blockade of the National Assembly by operatives of the Department of...

Man electrocuted while trying to vandalise equipment in Kaduna – Punch...

An unidentified middle-aged man was electrocuted while trying to vandalise equipment at Samari Distribution Sub-station Unguwan Yelwa, Television in Kaduna. Mr Abdulazeez Abdullahi, the Head, Corporate...

Saraki to lead other dignitaries to ‘Ojude Oba’ – Punch Newspapers

Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, will lead other eminent Nigerians to this year’s ‘Ojude Oba’ festival scheduled to hold later...

Suspected cultists allegedly kill man day after sister’s wedding – Punch...

Peter Dada, Akure Persons suspected to be cultists have allegedly murdered a  25-year-old man identified as Felix Olowookere in Akungba Akoko, Akoko South-West Local Government...

Soldiers raid bandits’ hideout, free captives – Punch Newspapers

Adeniyi Olugbemi, Sokoto The troops of the Operation Sharan Daji have conducted raids and ambush operations on some major camps of bandits in Maradun,...

Reconvene immediately, Presidency begs National Assembly – Punch Newspapers

The Presidency on Sunday appealed to the National Assembly to reconvene, as urgent matters pending before it may affect the running of Nigeria...

Olusola’s petition‘ll strengthen democracy, says Fayemi – Punch Newspapers

KAMARUDEEN OGUNDELE The Ekiti State Governor-elect, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has hailed the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the July 14 governorship election,...

I killed my boss because he didn’t pay my wage –...

Peter Dada, Akure The Ondo State Police Command has arrested a worker, Adewale Adegoroye, for allegedly killing his boss, Akinwumi Akinmulero, the manager...

SON removes unfortified food products from markets – Punch Newspapers

Anna Okon The Standards Organisation of Nigeria has commenced a nationwide removal of unfortified food products from shops and markets in the country. The development,...

FEC approves N72.9bn for Apapa road reconstruction – Punch Newspapers

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved N72.9bn for the reconstruction of the road from Apapa to the toll gate on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Minister...

Convicts attack judge, threaten to kill him for sentencing them to...

Etim Ekpimah, Uyo A judge of Akwa Ibom State High Court, Justice Okon Okon, escaped death as kidnappers from Rivers State attacked him in...

Federal Government partners AfDB on youths employment – Punch Newspapers

The Federal Government says it has entered into partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB) to engage more stakeholders in a round-table discussion...

Ekiti LG official found dead in a well – Punch Newspapers

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti The Director of Finance, Ise/Orun Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Michael Bamisaye, has been found dead in a well...

Kano Assembly assures Buhari of re-election – Punch Newspapers

The Kano State House of Assembly on Monday assured President Muhammadu Buhari of total support for his re-election bid in 2019. The newly elected...

Osun APC gov aspirant asks court to nullify primary election –...

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja A governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Kunle Adegoke, has filed a suit before the Federal...

Ekiti LG official found dead inside well – Punch Newspapers

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti The Director of Finance, Ise/Orun Local Government in Ekiti State, Mr. Michael Bamisaye, has been found dead inside a well...

Shake-up in army, top commanders redeployed – Punch Newspapers

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The Nigerian Army on Friday announced a major shake-up in the leadership of the Operation Lafiya Dole Command and other divisions...

Saraki’s men tackle APC caucus, insist on Senate presidency – Punch...

Gbenro Adeoye, Leke Baiyewu and Ramon Oladimeji President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, and his loyalists in the chamber are battle ready to...

Tension as gunmen murder APC LG chairman – Punch Newspapers

Chidiebube Okeoma,Owerri Gunmen suspected to be assassins in the early hours of Friday murdered the All Progressives Congress chairman in the Ideato North...

Tension as gunmen murder Imo APC chairman – Punch Newspapers

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri  Gunmen suspected to be assassins in the early hours of Friday murdered, Sunny Ejiagwu, the All Progressives Congress chairman in Ideato...

Ekiti assembly shut as PDP alleges plot to impeach Fayose –...

Olusola Fabiyi and Kamarudeen Ogundele The Peoples Democratic Party has warned the All Progressives Congress to stop its alleged nefarious plot to impeach the...

Ekiti transition committee not my cabinet, says Fayemi – Punch Newspapers

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti The Ekiti State Governor-Elect, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has said the Governorship Transition Committee he has just raised is not his...

Third Mainland Bridge closure shifted to August 24 – Punch Newspapers

The proposed three-day closure of the Third Mainland Bridge for Investigative Maintenance Test earlier scheduled to last from July 27 to July 30...

Street traders jailed in Oyo – Punch Newspapers

Olufemi Atoyebi, Ibadan The Oyo State Government on Monday said 45 illegal street traders in Ibadan metropolis had been arraigned before magistrate Patricia Adetuyibi...

Imo demolishes hotel, houses belonging to kidnap kingpins – Punch Newspapers

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri The Imo State Government in collaboration with the state Police Command have jointly demolished one hotel and five buildings belonging to...

Four SARS operatives dismissed, arraigned for robbery, kidnapping – Punch Newspapers

Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 2 Command, Adamu Ibrahim, has approved the dismissal of four policemen attached to the Special Anti-Robbery...

Military fails to locate troops , gun trucks – Punch Newspapers

OLALEYE ALUKO Some troops of the Nigerian Army, who went missing in action, following the Boko Haram terrorists’ attacks on a military base in...

270 shops destroyed in Jos Terminus Market fire – Punch Newspapers

Friday OLOKOR with agency report Properties worth millions of naira, were on Saturday morning,  destroyed in Jos Terminus Market, Plateau State, as traders wept,...

Navy intercepts another 405 bags of contraband rice from Cameroon –...

Mudiaga Affe, Calabar The Nigerian Navy Ship Victory in Calabar, Cross River State on Friday said that it intercepted a wooden boat conveying 405...

Mother of five declares for presidential bid, says nepotism hindering Nigeria...

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja A female presidential aspirant under the National Interest Party, Mrs. Eunice Atuejide, on Friday made her declaration in Abuja, noting...

Aspirants kick as Oyetola wins Osun APC gov ticket – Punch...

Femi Makinde, Osogbo The Chief of Staff to the Osun State Governor, Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, has won the All Progressives Congress governorship ticket. Senator Ovie...

Those who abuse the naira risk imprisonment, fine, Emefiele warns –...

Gibson Achonu, Owerri The Central Bank of Nigeria has decried the growing abuse of the naira through squeezing, selling, spraying at parties and trampling...

Adegboruwa sues Joe Igbokwe over Facebook post – Punch Newspapers

Oladimeji Ramon Activist Lagos-based lawyer, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has filed a suit before the Federal High Court in Lagos seeking the prosecution of the Lagos...

Gunmen kill motorcyclist in Ibadan – Punch Newspapers

A yet-to-be-identified motorcyclist was shot dead in the early hours of Thursday by unidentified gunmen in the new Adeoyo Hospital Road area of...

Gunmen kill newly promoted Fed Poly Idah’s Director of Works –...

Gboyega Odogun The Director of works, Federal Polytechnic, Idah, has been shot dead by yet-to-be-identified gunmen. The incident was said to have thrown the polytechnic...

No country can survive without labour – Justice Adejumo – Punch...

 Oladimeji Ramon The President of the National Industrial Court, Justice Babatunde Adejumo, has described labour as the nerve centre of any country, saying without...

Shop owners protest poor power supply, want IPP – Punch Newspapers

Deji Lambo Small and Medium Scale Enterprises business owners, under the aegis of Association of Shop Owners in Sura Business Complex, Lagos Island, on...

2019 polls to cost N242bn, Buhari tells N’Assembly – Punch Newspapers

Olalekan Adetayo, Ade Adesomoju, and  Leke Baiyewu, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has presented a supplementary budget to the National Assembly in which he sought...

When leaders don’t respect the people – Punch Newspapers

Azuka Onwuka 0809-8727-263 (sms only) It is said that silence is golden, but when one is accused of forgery, silence cannot be golden. Such silence...

Death is more attractive to me since my wife’s death —...

Femi Makinde A former Governor of Osun State, Chief Bisi Akande, has said that death has become very attractive to him since the demise...

Customs officer kills two colleagues in Lagos – Punch Newspapers

Samson Folarin Two officers of the Nigeria Customs Service lost their lives in a tragic accident on the Lagos-Badagry Expressway on Saturday. PUNCH Metro learnt...

One killed, six injured in Ogun accident  – Punch Newspapers

Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta The driver of a commercial Toyota Picnic reportedly died on Sunday while six passengers were injured when one of the speeding...

A’court grants GTB leave to amend motion – Punch Newspapers

Ihuoma Chiedozie The Court of Appeal in Enugu has dismissed preliminary objections brought by Innoson Motors to challenge an application filed by Guaranty Trust...

Delta chairmen, councillors endorse Okowa for 2019 – Punch Newspapers

Theophilus Onojeghen The Delta State chapter of the Association of Local Government of Nigeria has thrown its weight behind the state Governor, Dr Ifeanyi...

Flood kills five persons, destroys property in Abeokuta – Punch Newspapers

No fewer than five persons have been feared dead and property worth millions of naira destroyed on Friday night, as flood wreaked havoc...

Come clean on Adeosun, Sagay tells NYSC – Punch Newspapers

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has called on the NYSC to immediately release its findings on the...

Imo deputy governor’s kinsmen want him to resign – Punch Newspapers

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri The apex socio-cultural organization in Owerri zone, Olu Owerri, has asked their brother and embattled deputy governor of Imo State, Eze...

CIBN begins essay competition for undergraduates – Punch Newspapers

Feyisayo Popoola The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria has commenced the maiden edition of a national essay competition for final-year banking and finance...

32 get mass burial, as NASS, Tambuwal, govs condemn Sokoto killings...

John Ameh, Leke Baiyewu and Adeniyi Olugbemi The Senate and the House of Representatives on Thursday condemned the killing of 39 persons in Sokoto...

Ambode urges capacity training for improved services – Punch Newspapers

Sesan Olufowobi The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday said the systematic development of workers’ capacity and the creative use of resources by...

Gowon asks military to dismiss indicted officers – Punch Newspapers

Friday Olokor, Jos A former Military Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (retd), has asked the military authorities  to dismiss men and officers found...

State police bill passes first reading in House – Punch Newspapers

John Ameh and Leke Baiyewu The House of Representatives made progress on its bid to establish state police on Tuesday by passing a bill...

Ambode bags award for exemplary performance – Punch Newspapers

Oluwatobi Akindele The Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, has been given the award for Political Brand Personality of the Year by Marketing Edge...

Sharing Abacha loot won’t curb poverty, say experts – Punch Newspapers

Ifeanyi Onuba Some finance and economic experts have faulted the decision of the Federal Government to distribute the recovered $322m looted by the late...

Five suspects nabbed over seven policemen’s Abuja killing – Punch Newspapers

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja Barely five days after the gruesome killing of seven policemen in Abuja, the Police said they have arrested five suspects in...

Nasarawa group rejects cattle ranches – Punch Newspapers

Umar Muhammed, Lafia The youth wing of Alago Development Association in Nasarawa State has warned Governor Tanko Al-Makura against allotting land in their area...

Robbery suspects escape from police cell with handcuffs – Punch Newspapers

Peter Dada, Akure Two robbery suspects, Rotimi Adeyeye and Adeoye Bukola, have reportedly escaped from a cell of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of...

IG inaugurates team to investigate killing of seven policemen – Punch...

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has set up a seven-man team of crack detectives, Scene of Crime Experts and Technical Intelligence...

Union official punches motorcyclist to death over N150 ticket – Punch...

Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta An official of a commercial motorcyclists’ association in Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Wednesday allegedly punched a motorcycle rider, Ibrahim Raji,...

Again, Soyinka attacks Obasanjo in new book – Punch Newspapers

Gbenga Adeniji and  Olaleye Aluko Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has advised former President Olusegun Obasanjo to desist from struggling to restore Nigeria to...

Submarine cable investments hit $2.2tn, says FG – Punch Newspapers

Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja Investments in submarine cables in the country have risen to $2.2tn, the Federal Government has said. It stated on Tuesday that the...

Special courts delivered 324 judgements in six months, says NJC –...

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The National Judicial Council has said that the special corruption and financial crimes courts which the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice...

Osinbajo, Tambuwal say only state police can end killings – Punch...

Olalekan Adetayo and Olaleye Aluko  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says state police remains the surest way of tackling the current security challenges like...

My mother’s death like part of me is gone —Tunde Bakare...

Samuel Awoyinfa The Senior Pastor, Latter Rain Assembly, Tunde Bakare, waxed emotional on Saturday at the funeral of his centenarian mother, Abigail Bakare. Bakare’s mother...

I’ll support any effort that will enhance security, Buhari promises –...

 Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday promised that he would support any effort aimed at enhancing security in West Africa. According to a...

Plateau villagers bury their dead after attacks, then flee – Punch...

In the fields of Nghar, 79 people lie under a vast mound of earth — victims of a wider massacre that killed more...

I’ll support any effort that will enhance security, Buhari promises  –...

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday promised that he would support any effort aimed at enhancing security in West Africa. According to a...

Gunmen kill Akwa bom gov aspirant in Ogun hotel – Punch...

Samson Folarin The police in Ogun State have started investigation into the assassination of a former Executive Director, Sales and Marketing, Globacom Limited, Okon...

For mum’s love, Babalakin sheds tears at auditorium inauguration – Punch...

Expansive Bola Babalakin Auditorium, Gbongan, Osun State, comes alive as it hosts the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board’s summit, writes AKEEM LASISI When...

We’ll start spending $321m Abacha loot next month –FG – Punch...

•UK votes N280m to monitoring usage of recovered loot Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Federal Government will begin drawing money from the $321m loot repatriated to...

FG orders CCECC back to Lagos – Punch Newspapers

• Condemns poor engagement of Nigerian engineers Rasheed Bisiriyu and Okechukwu Nnodim The Federal Government has directed the contractor handling the modern Lagos-Ibadan rail line,...

Oyo Govt shuts Bodija market as Police, butchers clash – Punch...

Olufemi Atoyebi, Ibadan/with agency reports The Oyo State Government has shut down Bodija market, Ibadan, as police and butchers clash on Thursday. According to the...

We were suspended for opposing dep gov’s removal –Imo lawmakers –...

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri The four lawmakers suspended by the Imo State House of Assembly on Wednesday have claimed that the action was meant...

ICPC recovers 17 vehicles from former FAAN officials – Punch Newspapers

Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has taken possession of 17 vehicles recovered from ex-officials of the agency by the Independent Corrupt...

NDLEA arrests 150 in Niger, Nasarawa, Katsina, convicts 94 – Punch...

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested 150 suspects in Niger, Nasarawa and Katsina states with different narcotics and other banned drugs. The...

Court delivers judgment in Dasuki’s N5bn suit against FG July 2...

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Federal High Court in Abuja will on July 2 deliver judgment on the propriety or otherwise of the two and...

Stamp out injustice, Saraki, Dogara tell Oshiomhole – Punch Newspapers

John Alechenu, Leke Baiyewu and Olaleye Aluko The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, on Sunday...

Laura, husband Ogbonna Kanu venture into perfume business – Punch Newspapers

Olushola Ricketts Fashion entrepreneur, Laura Ikeji and her ex-footballer husband, Ogbonna Kanu, has concluded plans to launch a perform brand, known as Incomplete. While speaking...

S’West leaders meet, rally support to save Obasanjo, others – Punch...

Samuel Awoyinfa  and Gbenga Adeniji  Some leaders of South-West met in Lagos on Saturday to forge a common front to frustrate reported attempts by...

blame Mamuzee twins for our mother’s death –Sister – Punch Newspapers

Ademola Olonilua During the week, the singing duo Mamuzee Twins were called out on social media by Daddy Showkey who accused them of neglecting...

Things that shouldn’t fly on Godwin Obaseki’s desk – Punch Newspapers

’Tunji  Ajibade (; 08036683657) One of our weaknesses in this country is that we always lack a plan of action.  When we have the...

Politics, food, religion and other things you need to know –...

As Nigeria and Ecuador signed a visa-free pact on Wednesday to strengthen bilateral relations, it is imperative to know more about the South...

Court orders Shell to pay $3.6bn fine to NOSDRA – Punch...

Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited to pay a...

Buhari okays 28 judges for Appeal/High courts – Punch Newspapers

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has given his long-awaited consent to the appointment of 12 Justices for the Court of Appeal bench. The National...

Cancer biggest killer of Nigerian women – FG – Punch Newspapers

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, says cancer is the leading cause of death among Nigerian women. Adewole said this at...

NGO hails Buhari – Punch Newspapers

A Non-Governmental Organisation, 1001+ Voices Initiative for People Empowerment, has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for declaring June 12 as Democracy Day. The group also...

FG to shut border with neighbouring country – Punch Newspapers

Ifeanyi Onuba and Okechukwu Nnodim The Federal Government stated on Monday that it would shut Nigeria’s land border with a neighbouring country in...

INEC registering foreigners to vote in 2019 – Southern, M’Belt leaders...

Friday Olokor, Eniola Akinkuotu, Okechukwu Nnodim and Olaleye Aluko The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders’ Forum  has raised the alarm that  the Independent National...

Nigeria records three years of zero air accident – Punch Newspapers

Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority says the country is in its third year of zero air accident, with 2017 recorded as the...

Total blackout hits Nigeria as power grid collapses – Punch Newspapers

‘Femi Asu The nation has been plunged into total darkness as the power grid recorded a total collapse on Saturday morning, our correspondent has...

NSCDC deploys 500 officers in Yobe – Punch Newspapers

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Yobe says it has deployed 500 officers across the state to provide security during the...

APC berates Ayade over unpaid gratuities – Punch Newspapers

Mudiaga Affe, Calabar The Cross River State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, on Thursday, berated Governor Ben Ayade over alleged failure to pay...

Rivers APC arming thugs to disrupt LG elections — Wike –...

Chukwudi Akasike AHEAD of this Saturday’s local government elections in Rivers State, Governor Nyesom Wike, says that intelligence at the state government’s disposal indicates...